Tag: Covid 19

New Report Finds That More Than $20 Billion Went to COVID-19 Philanthropy in 2020

Candid and the Center for Disaster Philanthropy (CDP)released a new report, Philanthropy and COVID-19: Measuring one year of giving, that examines COVID-19-related philanthropic funding in 2020. It is the second of two reports assessing COVID-19 philanthropic data. The first report, released in August 2020, examined COVID-19 philanthropy in the first half of 2020. Today’s report provides updates and looks at the global philanthropic response… Read more »

$1.2 million award moves Texas Biomed closer to groundbreaking on critical new building

A $1.2. million challenge grant from the Mabee Foundation brings Texas Biomedical Research Institute (Texas Biomed)closer to its goal of $10 million to fund the construction of its Nonhuman Primate Animal Facility (NHP ALFA) on its campus. The Institute is more than halfway to its goal. This project will accommodate the critical need of the Southwest National Primate Research Center (SNPRC) to provide innovative,… Read more »

A Year Into the Pandemic, Long-Term Financial Impact Weighs Heavily on Many Americans

About a year since the coronavirus recession began, there are some signs of improvement in the U.S. labor market, and Americans are feeling somewhat better about their personal finances than they were early in the pandemic. Still, about half of non-retired adults say the economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak will make it harder for them to achieve their long-term financial goals, according to a new Pew Research Center survey. Among… Read more »

To innovate your way out of this downturn, you need to change behaviors and mindsets—starting at the very top.

My readers know that I believe that business provides so many great ideas for the nonprofit world. This article by McKinsey is an awesome example of how we can rise up out of the crisis that has plagued us for some time now, and fly high with new ideas and methods for success. And example, “Too much of most organizations’ time is spent on tracking and managing processes instead of the outcomes of those activities.” This is a must read for nonprofits with foresight.

The 3 C’s to Thriving in a Pandemic Economy

We know that 2020 was hard on nonprofit organizations, businesses, schools, and municipalities, and 2021 will continue to be difficult for much of the year…all the more reason to consider grant funding as a critical and timely source of revenue. In this article I will share with you many years of experience at Grants4Good and give you three ways to THRIVE (not just survive),… Read more »

Businesses have spent much of the past nine months scrambling to adapt to extraordinary circumstances. While the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic is not yet won, with a vaccine in sight, there is at least a faint light at the end of the tunnel—along with the hope that another train isn’t heading our way.

Oh joy! 2021 will be the year of transition. Barring any unexpected catastrophes, individuals, businesses, and society can start to look forward to shaping their futures rather than just grinding through the present.